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Date: 1898 

Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.

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Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

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White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...

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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

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